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O'Seis (os mutantes)

Suicida/Apocalipse

mr bongo



7" (pre-order)

Expected Release: 29th Jun 2018

£9.99


One of the rarest records in the world, by ‘Os Mutantes’ before they were ‘Os Mutantes’ - heavyweight Brazilian Psychedelic Rock and Folk.

‘O’Seis’ are the core members of the mighty and legendary ‘Os Mutantes’ - namely Rita Lee and brothers Arnaldo and Sergio Baptista, accompanied here by Raphael Vilardi, Maria ‘Mogguy’ Malheiros and Luiz Pastura. The record features anthemic, heavyweight, psychedelic rock on ‘Suicida’ b/w deeper, tripped-out MPB-folk on ‘Apocalipse’. Both tracks were written by Rita Lee, assisted by Tobe and Vilardi respectively. The term ‘holy grail’ is a little overused these days perhaps, but this definitely is one. Originally pressed and released by the band themselves in 1966, apparently only a handful of copies are known to exist (sources/numbers vary). The record has changed hands for up to a staggering $5000! Ouch.

Suicida/Apocalipse

Tracklist

  1. Suicida
  2. Apocalipse